Group Fitness Instructor
Arch Amenities Group
Bethesda, MD 20814
Arch Amenities Group, the world's leading spa, fitness and leisure firm, is seeking a Group Fitness Instructor. The Group Fitness Instructor is responsible for providing quality fitness and exercise programs designed to meet the needs of members, residents or guests. Must be able to instruct during the lunchtime hour.
Ensuring that a safe and healthy environment exists for exercising
Arriving to teach class in advance of the scheduled time to greet participants, answer questions and address concerns
Dressing appropriately for teaching exercise classes
Arriving well-prepared, music cued and routine thought out
Knowing the names of participants who attend your classes
Sharing educational information with your class participants
Teaching classes with energy and enthusiasm
Motivating class participants to the best of your ability
Noting new participants and sharing basic exercise information with them
Keeping up-to-date on safety and fitness trends
Reporting any equipment/facility problems to the management team
Begins and ends all classes on time.
Ensures that class areas are clean and set according to procedures.
Attends all scheduled meetings
Attends schedules professional trainings.
Other duties as assigned
Must be certified through ACE, ACSM, or other approved nationally accredited organization
Must have educational background in Physical Education, Exercise Science, Health Education or related field
Valid CPR Certification
Valid Standard First Aid Certification
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills to work positively with different populations, in groups and individually
Must be well-organized and prepared to teach classes
Must be in excellent physical condition to teach group exercise
Must be able to think independently and develop routines for teaching specific exercise classes
Must be able to keep confidences and practice discernment
Ability to lift 25 lbs
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Awareness of proper body mechanics to prevent injury
This position required the ability to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, walk, and talk
The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms
Normal work hours: varied to include nights, weekends, and holidays
Arch Amenities Group is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to having a diverse work force.